The all-electric Jaguar I-Pace SUV has won the 2019 World Car of the Year award at the New York International Auto Show against competition from two other finalists, the Audi E-Tron and the Volvo S60/V60.
Jaguar Land Rover CEO Dr. Ralf Speth said :
“For I-PACE to be awarded 2019 World Car of the Year gives our first all-electric vehicle the ultimate recognition it deserves,”
“I would like to thank the team who have created I-PACE for their passion in making it so outstanding.”
The I-Pace has received numerous industry awards since its launch in 2018, having just received the European Car of the Year award in March.
This year, vehicles were selected and voted on by an international jury panel comprised of 86 top-level automotive journalists from over 20 countries around the world.
In addition to the overall vehicle champion this year, the Audi A7 won the World Luxury car of the year while the 710hp McLaren 720S won the World Performance car award . The World Urban car prize went to the Suzuki Jimny SUV while the World Green award and the Design of the Year trophy was captured by the all-electric Jaguar I-Pace.
Do you want to get the “World Car Of The Year” for yourself ? The Jaguar I-Pace has a base price of $70,495 (or ₦25.3m ) before shipping and clearing). Its 90-kWh battery will take you 234 miles on a full charge.